The Board

Steve Bowen – Chief Executive Officer

Steve Bowen is the Chief Executive Officer at MDS Global Ltd. Steve has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience and a demonstrated track record of leading technology companies through growth. Prior to MDS Global, Steve worked primarily in the consulting and outsourcing industries.

Steve’s role at MDS Global is to lead the acceleration of innovation supporting Enterprise, MVNO and IoT service providers, specifically addressing the advancements in real-time processing, AI, cloud and network virtualisation.

Steve has a passion for food and drink, is a qualified chef, having gained a diploma at Leith’s School of Food and Wine, and currently owns restaurants in Bristol and Cardiff.

David Nyland – President, Lumine Group

David has over 25 years’ leadership and software company experience with strong domain expertise in telecommunications. After various telecommunications software company CEO roles, he joined Volaris in 2013 as President of the Communications & Media portfolio. Since 2013, David has grown the portfolio into what is now known as Lumine Group. Lumine operates in over 30 countries, serves over 1500 customers, and includes 16 acquisitions within the space, including MDS Global. David lives in Toronto, Canada but was originally from the UK and did his BEng in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Brunel University.

Birgit Troy – Portfolio CFO – Lumine Group

Birgit is Portfolio CFO for Lumine Group. She currently holds board positions at Telepin Software Systems Inc., MDS Global, and WDS Mobile, in addition to Velocix. She has previously led finance organisations at Incognito Software Systems, TSO Logic (acquired by Amazon), and Strangeloop networks (acquired by Radware). She has extensive experience working with companies in embedded software and SaaS-based industries to formulate and implement processes to drive sustainable revenue growth, build high performance teams, and close successful M&A transactions.